Bethlehem Press

Friday, April 3, 2020
PRESS PHOTOS BY DANA GRUBBStanding on the canal bed in an outline of a canal boat made from rope, volunteer Patti Brahler explains to a group of fourth grade students from Freemansburg ES the basic activities on a canal boat that carried coal.

Learning about the locks

By DANA GRUBB in School

Fourth grade students throughout the Bethlehem Area School District got some firsthand canal experience using the book “Tales of the Towpath,” which was written by canal education manager Dennis Scholl, for the curriculum.

Each class also...

PRESS PHOTO BY DENNIS GLEWSigns everywhere! A lively, engaged crowd came to the Women’s March prepared to make their opinions known. Coverage of the local rally begins on page A3. Coverage of the

Women’s rights are human rights

By DOROTHY GLEW in Local News

Though the temperature was a chilly 32 degrees, a crowd of some 200, mostly women, gathered at Payrow Plaza beside Bethlehem City Hall for the third annual Women’s March of the Lehigh Valley. This year, however, the Bethlehem Women’s March was...